Reading And Northern 425 blast out of the short tunnel at RT 93
While the railroad was quiet, the sky was not. Within moments of taking this image, the photographer was drenched. But I got the shot of impending doom with the diesels in the spot of sun.
On the return trip from Jim Thorpe to Port Clinton, the fireman works the stoker (a.k.a. a coal scoop and foot pedal) to bring pressure up for the run up Hometown Hill, a long and hard climb which... (more)
Now drifting downgrade, R&N 425 has just met one of the day's Hometown High Bridge trains at Ametek, on the west side of Nesquehoning. The fall colors were ablaze in the Lehigh Valley on this day.
On a crystal-clear and incredibly colorful fall day, Reading & Northern Pacific 425 puts on a jaw-dropping show on her run from Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe for the October 11th Autumn Leaf Special.... (more)
Reading & Northern #425, with engineer Christopher Bost at the throttle, approaches the Air Products facility located in Tamaqua, PA.
Reading & Northern #425 sits in front of the engine house as the crew prepares to shut the locomotive down. #425 ran trips from Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe and return on Saturday October 10th and S... (more)
Norfolk Southern conductor Mike Huhn takes a break from his normal job of shifting intermodal railcars and enjoys a cabride in Reading & Northern No. 425.
RBMN #425 sits on the lead to the the engine house after a weekend of Autumn Leaf Excursion trips. Carter Jones looks on at the #425 while Chad Frederickson performs one final check on the locomot... (more)
RBMN #3050 brings up the rear of the Hometown High Bridge train on October 11th, 2015. #3050 was repainted a few weeks ago and you can almost smell the paint through the picture!
Reading and Northern 425 steams westbound through Tamaqua PA towards Jim Thorpe PA on a beautiful fall morning. This train was a part of their Autumn Leaf excursion trips.
425 storms upgrade through Tamaqua, PA
Reading and Northern 425 rounds a corner surrounded by the first of fall color
Reading & Northern conductor Kyle Sanders works on his paperwork outside the R&N office at Port Clinton before putting his train back together for the rest of the trip north to Tamaqua with inboun... (more)
The R&N 425 and train is quite a sight on a nice autumn evening.